psyc_500_Autism

Iv autismdsm

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Unformatted text preview: d) lack of varied, spontaneous make­believe play, or social imitative play Autism—DSM IV Autism—DSM Restricted repetitive and stereotyped patterns of behavior (at least 1 of the following) a) preoccupation with one or more stereotyped and restricted patterns of interest b) apparently inflexible adherence to nonfunctional routines or rituals c) stereotyped and repetitive motor mannerisms d) persistent preoccupation with parts of objects Must have a total of at least 6 symptoms Delays or abnormalities in functioning apparent before age 3 Autism Etiology Autism Early theories—Refrigerator parents, Empty fortress model Genetics Biochemical theories Nueroanatomy Autism Etiology (cont) Autism Information processing problems Memory Theory of mind Executive functioning Attention Abstraction Emotions Autism Prognosis Autism Main factors associated with good outcomes Language development IQ over 70 Early intervention Other prognostic factors—relatedness, approachability, range of behaviors...
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